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Topic: Rescue Volunteer
From: Sara
Residence: Pembroke Pines, Florida
Date: November 08, 2006 at 17:08

It takes a very special person to love the Carin Terrier Breed. As a mother of two beautiful Carins I am always willing to help dogs be placed in good homes and give advise to other parents in need.

Topic: First Aid
From: Alina
Residence: Florida
Date: October 07, 2006 at 14:36

Your dog licking its paws is probably some kind of allergy.

Topic: First Aid
From: cathy smith
Residence: stony point new york
Date: October 05, 2006 at 22:11

One of my westies licks her feet alot and recently it has gotten the point where they are red and she wont let you touch them any advice?

Topic: Tips - Feeding
From: Tessie
Residence: Solana Beach
Date: October 02, 2006 at 17:47

How much should I be fed? Im thin, and being fed 1 cup daily. Is that the right amount for me?

Topic: Miscellaneous
From: Judy B. Carter
Residence: Arlington, Virginia
Date: July 11, 2006 at 12:46

I have a Caire white, 16lbs 7 years old. He has a growth on his right side of the eye. Must be removed, but I need $600 for the operation. Please help me to keep my baby "Muffin". Thank you,

Topic: Miscellaneous
From: debbie tiley
Residence: 203 lajara
Date: June 18, 2006 at 01:12

Hi I just rescued a mixed terrier teacup dog from our pound for my daughter. It has very thin wiry hair a long tail after a bath the hair did soften some what, should it be so thin or can a better diet help the thickness and courseness. ant tips for this dog. thank you

Topic: First Aid
From: emma adams
Residence: edinburgh, scotland
Date: April 09, 2006 at 15:20

yes your dogs nose should be wet it means your dog is healthy

Topic: First Aid
From: belinda jones
Residence: england
Date: March 13, 2006 at 15:08

should my dogs nose be wet

Topic: Miscellaneous
From: Derek Freegard
Residence: Chippenham England
Date: February 28, 2006 at 05:10

Don't let them play around your motorcycles, you ever tried getting the oil off a white dog. I think he does it on purpose just to play in the shower :-)

Topic: Tips - Grooming
From: Derek Freegard
Residence: Chippenham England
Date: February 28, 2006 at 05:06

Clipping. Buy yourself some clippers and give it a go yourself. Persevere, there ain't nothing to it as long as you are the boss over your dog. You'll make a few mistakes at first but it grows back quickly.

Topic: Training - Behaviour
From: Derek Freegard
Residence: Chippenham England
Date: February 28, 2006 at 05:01

Be firm, be the boss. You have to be cruel to be kind at times. A westie wants to be in charge and will rule your life if you let them. He/she has got to know you are in charge. You will have a far better companion in the end. My whiskey has a basket that he goes and sits in when he is playing up. He knows the stern command. "Get in your basket" and he will sit there looking meek with his ears down. Let him back out with your permission. A dog is a happier chap when he knows his pack position.

Topic: Recipes
From: The Oregon Girlies...
Residence: Oregon
Date: April 30, 2005 at 22:32

Cover cookie sheet with foil and coat with Canols oil.
Slice sweet potato in thin uniform slices.
Spread on cookie sheet, and turn over to coat with oil.
Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, turn and bake for 10 more or until golden brown.

Good for everyone!! and so yummy.
xxxxBetty and the Girlies...

Topic: First Aid
From: shari kendricks
Residence: alabama
Date: April 19, 2005 at 12:21

hello my name is Shari and my husband and I raise Boston Terrier's and we have a silver nad white pup. and I was wondering what you thought about this thank you for your time

Topic: First Aid
From: Kathleen
Residence: none
Date: April 06, 2005 at 20:17

I love your puppies alot

Topic: First Aid
From: Jaime Johns
Residence: Ohio
Date: January 28, 2005 at 13:04

My babies get the tummy growlies too. I always think that it is gas or air in their bellies and give them a little bit of bread or a pepcid AC (that my vet recommended) and it goes usually goes away.Hope this helps!

Topic: First Aid
From: Alina
Residence: Florida formely from Alaska
Date: January 27, 2005 at 20:49

Owners are worrying about brown noses, spots on noses, etc. Please note that the black nose is due to sunlight. I lived in Alaska for a few years and my Westies nose would turn brown in the winter (he was show quality, by the way, over 50% of ancestors were show champions). When your Westie gets sun on hiw nose, it will turn black again (unless there is somehting wrong).

Topic: Medicines and Vets
From: Lisa
Residence: PA
Date: December 22, 2004 at 12:37

We've discovered the best way to manage our elderly dog Heidi's bladder control problem. We bought one of the blue denim doggie diapers at Petsmart, and we line it with an adult heavy absorbency Poise pad. The pad fits perfect, and it absorbs a LOT of liquid while the surface (and the denim) stays really dry, so it won't harm her skin. The CVS brand are only $4 for 28. Our carpet is thanking us!

Topic: First Aid
From: Judy
Residence: Ohio
Date: November 29, 2004 at 09:05

One more bit of advise. My carin became sick last fall due to drinking water from the saucer that the flower pots sit on outside. Miracle Grow fertlizer drained out from the overwatering or rain and she became very, very sick. No more saucers with my plants.

Topic: First Aid
From: Judy
Residence: Ohio
Date: November 29, 2004 at 09:03

I never attach any tag that hangs down on my little carin's collar as one time she got it stuck in the floor register while I was gone and must have pulled for hours to get out. When I returned home the floor register was half way across the kitchen floor. Now I use only fabric like collars with her name and my entire telephone number on it either stiched or stamped on it. All tags are kept in a drawer at home from then on.

Topic: Tips - Grooming
From: connie
Residence: belvidere il.
Date: November 17, 2004 at 18:49

Could someone please tell me more about grooming cairn terriers? I have been told the right way is to use a grooming stone that removes the long hair?? My husband and I have rescued to beautiful girls and they will soon need a hair cuts. I wondered if you cairn owner can help me? Is this something I could learn to use? I am a retired hairstylist . Thanks for your help love my cairns!!
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